HB18-1081

HB18-1081 - State Court Administrator Reminder Call Center

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Concerning requiring the state court administrator to administer a division to remind criminal defendants to appear in court as scheduled.

The bill requires the state court administrator to administer a division that is charged with reminding criminal defendants to appear at their scheduled hearings in the county courts and district courts of the state. The objective of the division is to significantly reduce the number of defendants who are committed to the custody of a county jail solely as a result of their failure to appear in court.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Latest update: February 22, 2018
02/22/2018 - House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations
02/15/2018 - House Committee on Judiciary Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only
01/17/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary